Boal Family History

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Boal Name Meaning

English, Welsh, and northern Irish: variant of Bowell. Irish: variant of Boyle.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Boals, Toal, Blay, Bobb, Moll, Boss, Beat, Boag, Boas, Boat

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Boal Family Origin

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Boal Family Occupations

What did your Boal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boal. The most common Boal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Boal's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boal family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boal ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Boal

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Boal. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boal. For the veterans among your Boal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boal Life Expectancy

What is the average Boal lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Boal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Boal in 1955 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boal ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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